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    A Clean Pc Is A Happy Pc

    If you've ever needed a good kick in the bum to get up and clean those dirty fan filters and fans then the following article goes and provides a sharp kick in the glutimus maximus

    http://www.sudhian.com/showdocs.cfm?aid=648

    Time to get the dusters out folks

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    Well, time to get the dust buster out then. I really did need a good reason (Even though i knew it WOULD make a difference) to actually do it. Shame its such a pain in the arse to do...

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    A number of peolpe on the Hexus forums, quite recently, have solved their PC problems (usually not boot/crash issues) with a simple clean.

    Spring is almost upon us!
    "Reality is what it is, not what you want it to be." Frank Zappa. ----------- "The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike." Huang Po.----------- "A drowsy line of wasted time bathes my open mind", - Ride.

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    i tried cleaning a mobo and gfx card with a vac once.
    they never turned on again

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    I clean mine about once every 2-3 months. Especially the heatsink. Gets clogged up really thick. Load temps when really dusty hit 59/60 whereas when clean they go to 52 max.
    HEXUS|iMc

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    Dusty pc? Temps before and after cleaning - see here

    http://sudhian.com/showdocs.cfm?aid=648
    "Reality is what it is, not what you want it to be." Frank Zappa. ----------- "The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike." Huang Po.----------- "A drowsy line of wasted time bathes my open mind", - Ride.

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    Blimey, thats an incredible increase in temperature just because of dust. Very interesting, and an incentive for me to buy a canister of pressurized air.

    (Btw, NovaTech sell a 12oz canister for a very reasonable price )
    New Sig on the Way...

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    Smile

    Did mine this afternoon...thought it was 'dirty' but not 'minging' but noticed a 10+ degrees drop in temps after i had done it all (hsf was clogged up). Well worth it...

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    geesh, thats a big difference, the fans in my case get really clogged up, so i dread to think wat the hsf must look like.

    a quick clean this weekend i think.......

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    My fans clogged up? Never!


    The inside of my case has a thick layer of dust.. should really give it a good spray with liquid butane.. yep.. thatll do it

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